The Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for an open rank, tenure track faculty position. The Department of Psychiatry (https://www.med.unc.edu/psych/) provides an outstanding environment for groundbreaking research, clinical care, career development and interface with colleagues and other units that perform basic, translational, and clinical research.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, innovative, and internationally recognized research program focused on neurotherapeutics, with an emphasis on Psychotic Disorders and Molecular Drug Discovery and the interplay of genetics in these areas. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research projects independently; design and execute research experiments, perform data analysis, write manuscripts, and publish results. Responsible for establishing vigorous independent externally funded research programs to complement research strengths and goals of the department and university. Will develop new methods and technology and work collaboratively with others in the laboratory and in the department. The position is responsible for assisting with training and supervision of students, postdocs, and technicians. The candidate will also be expected to dedicate a small portion of their effort (15-30%) to clinical care of patients with a focus on psychotic disorders. In addition, there will be ample opportunities to participate in teaching activities (genetic counseling interns, medical students, residents/fellows, and graduate students) in both clinical and academic settings and engage in collaborative research.
Education and Experience:
Candidates should have a solid record of scholarly productivity, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, fellowship awards, and participation in national and international meetings. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to UNC-Chapel Hill's commitment to excellence. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications.
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